Ms. Leena Pishe Thomas has over two decades of experience in the field of International Business, Technology and Project Management in the Climate Change Mitigation, Energy, Environment, Transport, Biotech and ICT sectors working with various US, European and Asia-Pac organizations.
Leena established Global Business Inroads (GBI) in September 2009 to assist and serve
Government, NGOs, Financial Institutions, and Private Sector organizations with their technology, sustainable energy, and environment project development, market access and international business needs. Leena’s unique approach to developmental sector consulting, business strategy, technology and innovation management across borders, combined with business model and financing strategies have focused on tech deployment and ecosystem development. GBI has worked with 100+ technologies – managing their commercialization into India and helping Indian start-ups access USand EU markets. In June 2017, GBI launched the www.globaltechinterface.com online platform – a global market place for technology showcase and collaboration. This innovation platform supports start-ups and technology companies connect with technology scouters globally.
Leena, as Director and Lead Project Manager, at GBI has been involved in helping international clean energy, environment and transport technology and innovation access the Indian market. Across the renewable energy and Cleantech spectrum (energy, water, waste, mobility, air), Leena has helped various technology companies and institutions coordinate and manage projects, events, workshops from conceptualizing their India country plans to implementing the same over multiple years.